The Effectiveness of Unified Transdiagnostic Treatment in Anxiety, Rumination and General Health among Children of Martyrs and Sacrifice

Document Type : Research Paper


1 Master of General Psychology, Hekmat Razavi Institute of Higher Education, Mashhad, Iran

2 Master of clinical Psychology, Psychology group, Faculty of Literature and Humanities, Shahid Bahonar University,Kerman,Iran

3 PhD Counseling, Bojnourd Branch, Islamic Azad University, Bojnourd, Iran

4 Professor and Faculty of Psychology group, Faculty of Education and Psychology, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad, Iran.

5 M.A School Counseling, Quchan Branch, Islamic Azad University, Quchan, Iran


One of the most important elements for any person is his general health.Young people with less anxiety and less rumination will have better general health. Therefore, the aim of this study was to determine The effectiveness of Unified Transdiagnostic Treatment in anxiety,rumination and general health among children of Martyrs and Sacrifice. The present study was a quasi-experimental study with an intervention and control group. The statistical population of the study was all children of Martyrs and Sacrifice of the holy city of Mashhad, 9 client were selected in each group. Measurement tools included a general health questionnaire(GHQ), rumination response style(RRS), and Hamilton anxiety(HA). The intervention group of Unified Transdiagnostic Treatment for 12 sessions of 90 minutes, while the control group did not receive any intervention during this period. After the treatment, post-test and follow up after three months was performed. The results of repeated measures analysis of variance showed that integrated meta-diagnostic treatment had a significant effect on anxiety, rumination and general health. Unified Transdiagnostic Treatment is effective in anxiety, rumination and the general health of children.


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